International Flights: Air Arabia to Operate Direct Flights Between Chennai And Abu Dhabi From April 27. Check Flight Schedule, COVID Guidelines

International Flights: Air Arabia said the flight will depart from Abu Dhabi every Monday and Wednesday at 2 PM and reach Chennai at 7:45 PM.

Updated: April 12, 2022 10:17 PM IST

By Business Desk | Edited by Manmath Nayak

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International Flights Latest Update: Air Arabia, the low-cost carrier of United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced the launch of new and direct flights to Chennai, In a statement, the airline said it will commence operations from April 27. Taking to Twitter, the airline stated that it would operate direct flights to Chennai International Airport at competitive prices twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays. As per the updates, the flight will depart from Abu Dhabi every Monday and Wednesday at 2 PM and reach Chennai at 7:45 PM.

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After Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Delhi, and Jaipur, Air Arabia said it will fly to its sixth destination Chennai from April 27. The airline said it is also the 19th route since the launch of the carrier’s service from Abu Dhabi International Airport in July 2020.

In a statement, Adel Al Ali, Group CEO of Air Arabia, said the new service between Abu Dhabi and Chennai falls in line with the airline’s commitment to providing customers with affordable and value-driven air travel from different hubs.

The airline said that the bookings for the flights have already opened for the new route and the air passengers can now book their direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Chennai by visiting Air Arabia’s website or by calling the call center or via travel agencies.

Flight schedule: 

Flight NoDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeFrequency
3L142Chennai20:25Abu Dhabi23:00Mon, Wed
3L141Abu Dhabi14:00Chennai19:45Mon, Wed

It must be noted that the airline had on April 7 announced the launch of a new service to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, starting from May 5.

Travel Guidelines For Air Passengers Flying To Abu Dhabi

  • Vaccinated passengers who have taken both the doses are not needed to conduct a PCR test prior to departure provided that they present a vaccination certificate with a QR code. Passengers are also not needed to conduct a Rapid PCR test at the airport 6 hours prior to departure.
  • Children below 12 years are exempt from the test.
  • However, non-vaccinated passengers are required to conduct a covid-19 PCR test within 48 hours prior to departure.
  • Passengers who have recovered from a covid infection recently can present a recovery certificate and will be exempt from the test.

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Published Date: April 12, 2022 10:17 PM IST

Updated Date: April 12, 2022 10:17 PM IST